Speaker's Blog

The Stories of June

July 02, 2018

Working in Congress, it’s easy to get caught up in the noise—the headlines, the Facebook comments, the tweets. But what's often overlooked are all of the stories—both uplifting and heartbreaking—that we witness: the mother who gives her time helping others after both of her sons battled an opioid addiction; the factory worker who is able to send his child to summer camp thanks to his tax reform bonus; the leader who returns to his position on the House floor and the baseball diamond. Read More

Treasury Releases New Taxpayer Resources

June 29, 2018

Filing taxes just got a little less taxing. The Treasury Department today unveiled the new return for 2019—a form the size of a postcard, as promised. Read More

The Big Six

June 29, 2018

Tax reform has unlocked a wave of economic momentum. In the six months since, wages have grown, confidence has skyrocketed, jobs have been created, unemployment has declined. Read More

Eight Reasons This Defense Funding Bill Is So Important

June 29, 2018

Today, the House will vote on one of the most important defense funding bills in recent memory. Here are eight reasons this bill is so important. Read More

JULY 12: Speaker Ryan to Deliver Address at The Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

June 28, 2018

WASHINGTON—On Thursday, July 12, The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. will host House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) for an address on the economy and why America is #BetterOffNow. He will discuss how policies enacted this Congress have helped revitalize the nation’s economy and forever altered the economic trajectory of the country, and he will look ahead to remaining obstacles to productivity and prosperity in America. Following his remarks, Economic Club President David Rubenstein will moderate a conversation with Speaker Ryan on the subject. Read More